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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neigatha Graney
37 years experience Pediatrics
Dietary Changes: Child's age unknown which makes it difficult to be specific. Constipation occurs from inadequate dietary fiber & water, also toddlers & childr ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nishan Odabashian
30 years experience Endodontics
Till U get 2 dentist: If you don't have swelling and are otherwise in generally good health, you can take 600 mg (3x200mg) Ibuprofen (motrin/advil) and 2x500mg of tylenol, ... Read More
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Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
OTC meds. Dentist: OTC pain meds until you make an appointment TODAY to see dentist.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
OTC Pain meds: That's about all you can do at home. Dent temp from your pharmacy may help, too. Get to a dentist asap.
Dr. Tarek Hamid
9 years experience Dentistry
Many: Otc meds can alleviate your dental pain temporarily , tell you see a dentist asap, as this might get a lot worse
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
44 years experience Endodontics
None: Meds can help but examination and treatment is the only thing that can get you totally comfortable!
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Lot;, what's "best"?: Lots of laxatives work fast. What do you mean by "best"?Safe? Active? Occasional or more often use? Why are you constipated? Diet? Inactivity? Lack f ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
+/-: You can try cranberry juice (but not if on warfarin). Because people have variable responses to cranberry juice - i recommend that you receive antibio ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
25 years experience Pediatrics
Miralax (polyethylene glycol): Miralax (polyethylene glycol) is a good home remedy for constipation in kids and adults.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Cattey
42 years experience General Surgery
Diet changes: Try to increase the water and fiber in your diet. You can do that by eating more fruit and vegetables on a daily basis. Avoid things that are dehydr ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
40 years experience Geriatrics
Yes: There are many home remedies: increase fiber with prunes. Senna tea, senna in cereals, raisings, orange juice, papaya juice, avocado, banana. ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
20 years experience Family Medicine
Mineral oil: Try some mineral oil that you can get at a pharmacy, over the counter.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sathish Adigopula
20 years experience Pediatrics
Fluid, fiber: Increase water intake, increase fiber in food. Apple or prune juice, for adults - psyllium husk, karo syrup.
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